Wedding Planning: Cakes and Such

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Sweet Epiphany, Long Island's Newest Gourmet Cupcakes! CAKES & SUCH

Hey, brides — allow me to introduce you to my very special friends. These gourmet cupcakes, created with love by Sweet Epiphany LI, are new in town, with a variety of fresh and exciting flavors for discerning palettes, including: Key to Your Heart, a key lime cupcake filled with key lime curd, topped with a […]

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Macarons, The Latest Wedding Dessert Trend CAKES & SUCH

Yes, Long Islanders — macarons. Want to serve something really new and trendy in your wedding dessert bar?  Forgo the cupcake tower and instead, serve authentic French macarons, an up-and-coming wedding trend.  But to do so, make sure they are delicious.   Luckily, we live in close proximity to Manhattan and the outer boroughs, where the […]

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Are Wedding Cupcakes Over? CAKES & SUCH

Are cupcakes over for Long Island weddings?  According to this Long Island Wine Press article, cupcakes are so last year…!  Read the full article below and let us know what type of dessert you’re serving at your upcoming wedding… North Fork Weddings: Couples want smaller cakes and more varietyBy Samantha Brix Foodies addicted to television […]

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Add Flair to Your Long Island Wedding Cupcakes CAKES AND SUCH

We are always pleasantly surprised by creative, new wedding products and here’s a really cute and practical idea for Long Island brides:  Spruce up your wedding-related celebrations with Ticings’ edible, peel and press dessert decorations. These are thin sheets of edible icing printed with modern and whimsical graphics.  Just peel and press onto cupcakes, cookies, […]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Pre-Made Fondant Designs for Cupcakes CAKES AND SUCH

I’m always so excited when I find a new wedding-related product that I can share with you!  And here’s something you might not have heard about yet:  Edible Details.   These are handmade cupcake toppers (that you can also use to decorate cakes) made of edible fondant.  They come in all sorts of shapes and styles […]

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Long Island Wedding Bakeries CAKES & SUCH

Have you seen pictures of the royal wedding cake?   This was the eight-tier fruit cake served at the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William on April 29th.   Designed by Fiona Cairns, the cake was made from 17 individual fruit cakes (12 of which form the base) and decorated with cream and white icing — […]

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

New on Long Island: Tiny Pies, Lots of Flavor CAKES & SUCH

Seeking a unique dessert idea for your bridal shower or other wedding-related celebrations?   Based on Long Island, Snooty Pies creates unique, gourmet, and handcrafted miniature pies that can be personalized to the exact specifications that you require for your events.  These small, fragrant treats are a fun, fresh, and innovative addition to any gathering and […]

Friday, April 15th, 2011

The Royal Baker CAKES & SUCH

Aren’t these gorgeous?  Prince William and Kate Middleton chose Leicestershire-based cake designer Fiona Cairns to create their wedding cake.   If these pics are any indication, the cake is going to be uberspectacular and as the Brits are prone to saying, “Brilliant.” In addition to the wedding cake, the couple also asked McVitie’s Cake Company to […]

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Amazing Wedding Cakes! CAKES & SUCH

Just want to give a shout out to Lauri Ditunno, owner/manager of Cake Alchemy in New York City.   You may know her from “Amazing Wedding Cakes,” on WE tv.   Cake Alchemy’s wedding cakes are really works of art.  Just look at some of these…!    

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Sweet Treats for Your Long Island Wedding CAKES & SUCH

We met Sweet Karma Desserts last night at our Sachem Library wedding planning event.    Can I tell you, sweet indeed!  If you want an alternative to cupcakes, these mini dessert cups can be ordered in a number of amazing flavors.  I tried one that was all chocolate and another that tasted like  tiramisu.   Each little […]